Accomplishments: Division of Student Affairs

March 30, 2022
Kristine Jan Cruz Espinoza (Educational Psychology, Leadership, & Higher Education) and Renee’ T. Watson (Student Affairs) published an article, “In the Hands of Students: The Charge of a Minority-Serving Institution Student Council at a Dual-Designated Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution and Hispanic-…
February 2, 2022
Jamie Davidson (Wellness) was cited in a Kaiser Health News article, "Colleges Struggle to Recruit Therapists for Students in Crisis."
January 27, 2022
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning & Leadership) co-authored a chapter in the new book from Information Age Publishing titled Navigating Complexities in Leadership: Moving Toward Critical Hope. His chapter, authored with colleagues from Chapman and Chatham universities, is titled "Tensions in sustainability leadership" and introduces a model…
December 2, 2021
William W. Sullivan (CAEO) and Esther Langston (Social Work and CAEO) will be inducted in Historical Westside Legacy Park on Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. Langston and Sullivan are educational and community pioneers. The park will include plaques with historic information on those people honored there. The park is located at 1600 Mount Mariah Drive in Las…
November 5, 2021
Kyle Ethelbah (Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach) served on a national webinar, "Best Practices for Student Success,” on Nov. 1 alongside Margaret Mbindyo of Millersville University and Bernard Rowan of Chicago State University to share effective ways to approach serving at risk students on the college campus. The webinar was hosted by…
November 1, 2021
Chartae Witherspoon (CAEO) and 10 students from the Upward Bound Math & Science Center participated in the Good Trouble Book Club, sponsored and initiated by the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) in honor of late U.S. Rep. John Lewis. The club met twice over the course of six weeks to discuss the chapters of Lewis' Across That Bridge…
October 27, 2021
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) recently presented four sessions at the International Leadership Association's 23rd Global Conference, held in a hybrid format both online and in Geneva, Switzerland. He collaborated with 12 colleagues from 10 different institutions including Johns Hopkins, Texas A&M, and the University of…
September 7, 2021
Luke Allen (Counseling and Psychological Services) published an article "Gender-Affirming Psychological Assessment With Youth and Families: A Mixed-Methods Examination" in Practice Innovations. This study's findings highlight how mental health professionals can promote parental acceptance of their child’s gender identity by describing supportive…
August 16, 2021
Kristine Jan C. Espinoza and Blanca Rincón (both Educational Psychology and Higher Education), Lawrence Letourneau (Academic Enrichment and Outreach), Judd Harbin (Student Affairs), and Brent M. Drake (Decision Support) have received a $10,000 research grant award from APIA Scholars to fund a research project entitled, “Oceania in the Desert:…
June 7, 2021
The UNLV HOPE Scholars program (Service Learning and Leadership) has been awarded three years of funding totaling $180,000 by the United Way of Southern Nevada as part of their Community Impact Grants. The funding will sustain annual cohorts of students experiencing housing insecurity entering the HOPE Scholars program, which provides 12-month…
June 4, 2021
Guadalupe Negrete (CAEO) and Tara McManus (Communication Studies) co-authored an article, "“Okay Twitter… Trend this, Sucka! #Supernatural': A Content Analysis of the Supernatural Fandom’s Use of Live-tweeting" that has been published in The Journal of Social Media in Society. The article examines the use of live-tweeting by the Supernatural…
June 2, 2021
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered the keynote at the Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera Gala at DePaul University titled "The Nuanced Legacies of Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera." They also presented at the HBCU Culture: Reducing Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking at HBCU's conference…